Tuna hinahina (shortfin eel), tuna kuwharuwharu (longfin eel), and inanga have returned to the Hawke’s Bay park’s Waikahu
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Locals gain access to eeling reserve
Tūtaewhero is a Māori eeling reserve, but for many of its descendants they haven't been able to gain access to the reserve and practice their methods of cultivating Tuna or eel.
Guardian of Tahiti Giant Eels
Here in Aotearoa, eels or tuna are known as a special delicacy to Māori. However in Tahiti, they are sacred and regarded as a highly prized taonga. They are protected in their natural environment and the Tahitian people do not eat their eels.
Whangarei water turbines kill-off eel numbers
The Whangarei hapū collective involved in an eel revitalisation project is upset that water turbines have chopped the eel numbers it's worked so hard to grow. The Whangarei District Council, also part of the project, says it's a problem triggered by heavy rain and are working towards a solution.
Whangarei hapū work to increase tuna stocks
A Whangarei hapū collective is investigating the results of a six-year effort to revive tuna populations in local rivers and streams. 'Ngā Kaitiaki o ngā Wai Māori' together with NIWA hope the elver catch and release programme has increased tuna numbers.
Auckland resident hunts eels during floods
Communities across South East Auckland and the Coromandel have been battling floods since last night. But one Ramarama resident made the most of the heavy rain and flooding by gathering a popular Māori delicacy.
Poached Eel and Coriander Dumplings
Cam caters at his grandmother's birthday, and eel is on the menu.
Fears for future of Lake Tutira eels
The future eel population of Lake Tutira in Hawke's Bay is under threat from a local waterfall. Te Kāea went to check out why and investigate what's being done to get the eels humming again.
Native Affairs- Mr Tuna
76-year-old Bill Kerrison is known in the Bay of Plenty as 'The Tuna Man.'
Annual Mangamuka Pig Hunt unites generations
The event might be pig hunting, but it also serves to bring together generations of families from the region to the annual Mangamuka Pig Hunt.